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2006 Brut Premier, Champagne Louis Roederer

2006 Brut Premier, Champagne Louis Roederer

Ref: ROED060
White  |  Sparkling  |  12.5% ABV

Louis Roederer inherited the family champagne business in 1833 and started buying the best vineyards he could acquire: unusual for the time, as most houses bought all their fruit from growers. In the late 19th century exports grew and a special cuvée - Cristal - was introduced for Tsar Alexander II of Russia. Another descendant created what became the non-vintage Brut Premier ion the 1920s with the aim of creating a consistent product that reflected the qualities of the house. On this wine the reputation of Roederer was further developed. To this day, Roederer remains an independent, family-owned business. 

Case of 6 Bottles
price shown is duty paid
£372.00
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Wine Details
Wine Details
ProducerProducer: Champagne Louis Roederer
AppellationAppellation: Champagne
Old or New WorldOld/New World: Old World
CountryCountry: France
RegionRegion: Champagne
ColourColour: White
StyleStyle: Sparkling
ABV% ABV: 12.5%
Drink DatesDrink Dates: 2015-2023
MaturityMaturity: Ready to Drink
SweetnessSweetness: 1
Tasting Notes
Tasting Notes

"Light, bright yellow. Intensely perfumed bouquet of melon, pear, jasmine and iodine, with mineral and buttered toast accents. Deeply pitched, palate-staining orchard and pit fruit and lemon pith flavors are brightened by zesty acidity and pick up a smoky nuance with air. Powerful but lithe, finishing with excellent thrust and lingering floral and mineral qualities." Josh Raynolds

Sweetness Explained
Sweetness Explained

Sweetness

All our wines are given a Sweetness Indicator from 1 to 5, with 1 being the driest and 5 being the sweetest.
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Most red wines are dry and therefore are indicated with a 1. The sweetness becomes more relevant with white wines, sparkling wines and pudding/dessert wines such as Sauternes and Tokaji.

 

Location Explained
Location Explained

Location

AVAILABLE: Currently lying in our storage at London City Bond Dinton Woods 
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TO ARRIVE: Currently lying abroad or in transit 
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Pricing Information
Pricing Information

Pricing

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